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Fort Macleod Chamber of Commerce calls for award nominations

Posted on 19 September 2017 by Editor | Comments (0)

The best and brightest will be honoured next month in Fort Macleod. Fort Macleod and District Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its annual Citizen of the Year and business awards. “Our community is full of vibrant businesses and citizens,” Chamber president Becky Housenga said. “Once a year we can enhance our appreciation and…Continue Reading

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New federal legislation would preserve, promote Indigenous languages

Posted on 19 September 2017 by staff | Comments (0)

Aging elders and fewer people who are fluent in Indigenous languages has First Nations communities across Canada concerned. That’s one…Continue Reading

Fort Macleod's Scott Trotter is head coach of the Coaldale Copperheads.

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Scott Trotter climbing hockey’s coaching ranks

Posted on 19 September 2017 by Editor | Comments (0)

Scott Trotter continues his climb up the ranks this winter as head coach of the Coaldale Copperheads in the Heritage…Continue Reading

Fund-raiser planned Friday at Windy Rafters Barn Dance for local family

Posted on 19 September 2017 by Editor | Comments (0)

The Grand Ol’ Opry returns Friday, Sept. 22 to Windy Rafters Barn Dance to support a local family. Admission is…Continue Reading

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Heritage Acres to host annual fall fair

Posted on 13 September 2017 by Editor | Comments (0)

It will be a scene right out of the history books Saturday, Sept. 16 at Heritage Acres Farm Museum. Heritage…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Food Bank has run short of supplies

Posted on 13 September 2017 by Editor | Comments (0)

The Salvation Army Food Bank is desperately low on supplies as it struggles to meet the needs of about 35…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Co-ed Volleyball League prepares for new season

Posted on 13 September 2017 by Editor | Comments (0)

The registration deadline is approaching to join the Fort Macleod Co-ed Volleyball League. Teams and individuals have until Friday, Sept.…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod and district residents respond to wildfire crisis at Waterton

Posted on 12 September 2017 by Editor | Comments (0)

Fort Macleod and district residents opened their homes, farms and ranches Tuesday to people and livestock displaced by a wildfire that doubled in size overnight to about 20,000 hectares. That generosity of spirit didn’t surprise Premier Rachel Notley. “In situations like this Albertans don’t hesitate to step up and offer help,” Notley said Tuesday during…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod community rallies to support family

Posted on 06 September 2017 by Editor | Comments (1)

Fort Macleod is rallying to support a family caught in a health care crisis. Friends have organized a fund-raiser Saturday, Sept. 9 at Windy Rafters Barn Dance in support of the Gouchie family. “We wanted to show the Gouchie family how much they are loved and supported by our community,” Kristi Edwards said. “We wanted…Continue Reading

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The Fort Macleod Co-ed Slowpitch League held its postseason tournament on Aug. 26. Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some of the action.

Glenwood Days offered plenty of fun on Aug. 26. Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some of the action.

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Nomination Day for the Oct. 16 municipal election was Monday, Sept 18. Who is the early front runner to become mayor of Fort Macleod?

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